STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
Louisiana Federal Court Grants Plaintiff Motion to Dismiss Talc-Based Powder Exposure Claims
June 15, 2016
NEW ORLEANS –– A Louisiana federal court has granted a plaintiff’a motion to dismiss her talc-based powder exposure claims, according to a recent court order.
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana granted the plaintiff’s motion to dismiss without prejudice on June 8, just one day after plaintiff Paula Jackson moved the court to do so.
Jackson –– who contended that she developed ovarian cancer as a result of using Shower-to-Shower and Baby Powder –– filed the motion to dismiss on June 7.
The motion came weeks after the defendants filed a motion attacking Jackson’s strict liability ...